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Le Banneton

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French, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen
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Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane, Laos
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Description: This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton...
This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton" in Luang Pra Bang, Laos, location that has already been set up in reviews.
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  • 27
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great little place

This was our daily breakfast place and we really enjoyed the food and coffee. The croissants and baguettes were delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
CMMV01
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great food, as good as Melbourne, Paris, New York, but half the price. Yummy. I had the duck pate/slithers of breast salad. Too delicious for my waistline. A definite for "foodies".

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I took croissant on recommandation from TripAdvisor: it was chewy, greasy, below average and not at all French quality (as advertised with the name). The capuccino was a boiling hot soup/ American junk style. Staff unfriendly.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you are looking for authentic French bakery, bread and snack food, this is the place. Great bread (hard to find in Southeast Asia), all the products taste very fresh, the place is nice, big and quiet, the service is attentive. My favorite breakfast place in Vientiane.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was our daily breakfast place and we really enjoyed the food and coffee. The croissants and baguettes were delicious.

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very very French patisserie in a pleasant pocket of downtown Vientiane! Excellent breakfast with mouthwatering croissants.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Nice location and ambiente, friendly staff. My 'Croissant Au Jambon' was ok, the lime juice good. There is NO WIFI.

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Brisbane, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Decided to have lunch here and escape the heat. A really nice bakery cafe with a charming fit out, good size menu and friendly staff. Recommend the panini and sandwiches. Will try and visit again while we are in Vientiane to try some of the amazing looking baked items.

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San Diego
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Note: NO WIFI is offered. This was very close to the Riverside Hotel. Less than a 100 yards away. French influenced restaurants. Very good breakfasts and the croissants were delicious.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Had a tasty panini "Barcelone", which was very nice and welcome after all the Asian food. The restaurant has a Frech touch. I also got some croissants the next day, not as perfect like in Europe, but close.

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London, United Kingdom
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111 restaurant reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Came here on the back of Lonely Planet. It's hardly THE BEST bakery? The croissant and baguette is nothing different to what you'd get in a supermarket and hardly wow bakery standard. Maybe if you're missing bread then it's wow but not to justify the prices charged for them. Coffee was again nothing special. We were more wowed by the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue Nokeokoumane BP 568 Ban Mixay, Vientiane, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Province  >  Vientiane

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen

Description

This bakery and cafe is the Vientiane, Laos, location of the "Le Banneton" in Luang Pra Bang, Laos, location that has already been set up in reviews.

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